About Alzheimer's and Dementia

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The Truth About Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

Many understandably associate dementia with aging, but it can impact younger people, too.

A caregiver comforts an Alzheimer's patient

The Angels Who Carried His Mother Home

Summoned to his mother's hospice bedside, Guideposts' Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan learned that she was in good hands for her homeward journey.

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A woman eating a healthy bowl of fruit with a companion.

Why Nutrition Is Important for People with Alzheimer’s

Dementia may lead to a loss of appetite, so ensuring a proper diet is key to health.

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How to Approach a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and Understanding What Follows

What to do if you suspect a loved one may have Alzheimer's disease

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A pair of Alzheimer's patients and the lovely family caregivers

The Fight to End Alzheimer's Begins With You

Join the Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry and create a legacy for generations to come.

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Remembering His Mom, Years After Losing Her to Alzheimer's

Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan shares his mother's battle with the disease and the challenges millions of Alzheimer's caregivers face.

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Top 5 Questions Caregivers Ask About Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association Helpline shares the most common questions—and answers—on caring for someone with Alzheimer's.

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Kristy Dewberry

Lessons Learned from Caring for a Mother with Alzheimer's

Kristy Dewberry offers inspiring and helpful advice based on her own experiences while caring for a mother who has Alzheimer's.

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When a Loved One Mistakes You For Another Person

When a Loved One Mistakes You For Another Person

Consider these tips on how to respond when caring for someone with Alzheimer’s

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A Normal Memory Lapse or a Harbinger of Dementia?

Guideposts’ editor-in-chief reveals a common fear: that a normal loss of memory might mean something more dire.

When a Loved One No Longer Knows You

When a Loved One No Longer Knows You

Get practical tips on managing this situation for people with Alzheimer’s

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10 Signs of Dementia

10 Signs of Dementia

Recognizing that a loved one may be in the first of dementia’s three stages can give you valuable time

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Dementia: Signs, Symptoms and What to Do Next

Dementia: Signs, Symptoms and What to Do Next

What you should know—and do—if you think someone has dementia

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3 Questions to Ask After a Loved One is Diagnosed with Dementia

3 Questions to Ask After a Loved One is Diagnosed with Dementia

Talking about what your family member wants is one of the most effective ways to ensure your loved one's wishes are honored

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